What Happened to the New Deal?: Why I Am Not Excited About the Next Generation

Jodi Picoult, author of the bestselling book The New Deal: The Unauthorized Biography, has just published a new book about the political, social, and economic changes that led to the end of the New Dealer era.In this installment, she tells us why the book is so important.(Jodi Picott)JodiPicoult, who wrote and co-wrote the acclaimed The […]

How to read the books of Agatha Christie

Bookseller Agatha Christie has published an influential new book, How to Read the Books of Agathia Christie, about the author’s career.Christie, who died in 2006, is remembered for her prolific output, which included a collection of her children’s books and the books she created with her husband, novelist J G Ballard.The books are available for […]

Book that got me fired from my job for ‘making fun of’ hobbits

By JOSEPH PAGLIARNOEN, AP Book sales and book sales are on the rise, thanks to the success of books like the Lord of the Rings and Hunger Games.But what about those other popular books?Why do they sell so much more?Here are 10 of the best-selling books published in 2017:1.The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey by J.R.R […]